Provided by Michael Duff
Michael Duff is a partner in the firm’s Global Project, Energy and Infrastructure Finance Group. His practice focuses on matters relating to renewable energy and infrastructure/project finance.
Mr. Duff has extensive experience in advising on the formation of joint ventures and partnership structures used to develop, acquire and operate a variety of renewable energy assets. Mr. Duff has a diverse client base and represents tax equity participants including BofA, JPM, HSBC, Wells Fargo, Google, Capital One, Citi, MUFG, GAF, State Street, Allianz, and New York Life; lenders including HSBC, BofA, CIBC, Santander and CSFB; and private equity/energy funds including Starwood, Oak Hill Advisors and Blackstone. Mr. Duff has been actively involved in the acquisition and financing of renewable energy assets since the sector’s inception structuring the first tax equity financing of a utility scale wind project in the US. He has advised clients in the financing or acquisition wind projects, utility scale solar projects, C&I solar portfolios, residential solar funds, geothermal plants, electric vehicle portfolios, fuel cells and carbon sequestration projects.
Michael Duff is recognised for his projects work in the renewable energy sector. He is praised for his expert handling of tax equity matters.
"His tax expertise is phenomenal and he can also take the lead on broader commercial points." "He is practical and deal-oriented."